Pre-Employment Assessments

Based on the unique patient population and challenges in each job, you are required to pass a health assessment and physical abilities test as a condition of employment. Your offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment screenings, including but not limited to: background checks, education and employment verifications, licensure verification and health assessment.

  1. Health Assessment – Know what to expect at your new teammate health assessment, including the paperwork you may need to bring with you.
    • Note: You may be required to take your employee badge photograph at that time.  Depending on the location for the appointment, you may  be required to take your employee badge photograph. 
  2. Physical Ability Test – If required, you may need to complete a physical ability test. Refer to your offer letter for the location to complete your test.
  3. Take time to review the Orientation page, so you are prepared for your day of new teammate orientation.

Before Your Appointments

  • Prior to your Health Assessment:
    • Complete the Health History Form
    • Complete the online I-9 Form, Employment Eligibility Verification. You may need to create an account. Use the code CarolinasI9. (Code is case-sensitive.) Be prepared to bring supporting documents for your work authorization to your upcoming health assessment. See the list of acceptable documents to show your identity and authorization to work in the United States.
  • Both the Health Assessment and Physical Ability Assessment may take up to 1.5 hours each to complete
  • Be on time to your appointments. Rescheduling of these appointments may delay your Orientation date
  • Do not bring children to either appointment. If a child is brought to an appointment, for his/her safety and well-being, your appointment will be rescheduled for a later time, which could delay your Orientation date

Health Assessment

What to Bring

  • Complete Health History Form before your Health Assessment appointment
  • Your complete immunization records and titers
  • Proof of flu vaccine for this flu season, a documented medical exemption or a documented religious exemption. If flu documentation is not presented at the health assessment, a free flu vaccine will be offered. Applicants must be compliant with the Atrium Health flu vaccine policy in order to begin employment
  • Records of any Tuberculosis / TB skin tests completed in the last year. If you have ever had a positive TB skin test, bring a record of that positive skin test and a recent chest x-ray
  • A statement from your medical doctor if you are under care for a chronic or serious medical problem or have any work restrictions. 

Your new teammate health assessment will consist of the following:

  • Drug screen
  • Confirmation of immunization history
  • Review of Health History Form
  • Tuberculosis / TB Skin Test 
  • Medical statement review (if applicable)
  • Employment eligibility verification (review of I-9 form and supporting documents)

If you need to reschedule your Health Assessment, contact your HR Associate directly.

Physical Abilities Test Screen (if applicable)

As a new teammate, you will undergo a Physical Ability Testing Screen that has been tailored to the most demanding tasks of the job for which you are applying. 

  • Bring a driver’s license or photo ID
  • Wear loose-fitting clothes, stable, non-slip shoes; do not wear miniskirts, tight-fitting slacks/jeans, and/or shorts
  • Wear stable non-slip shoes defined as: non-skid soles (tennis shoe, or leather sole with ridges/non-slip pattern); no slippers, no crocs, no sling-back shoes, no flip-flops, no sandals      
  • Take any and all medications, as prescribed  If possible, bring medication containers or a list of medications to the screening      
  • Refrain from caffeine and nicotine prior to screening to minimize impact on heart rate and blood pressure  
  • Resting blood pressure and heart rate will be checked prior to and throughout testing. If your blood pressure and heart rate fall outside specific parameters, you will be required to obtain from your physician a signed medical clearance form prior to testing, for your safety  
  • If you are pregnant, you will be required to obtain from your physician a signed medical clearance form prior to testing, for your safety  
  • If you have had recent surgery, testing may be deferred until written clearance is obtained from the surgeon who performed the surgery 
  • The evaluator will perform a brief musculoskeletal screen prior to testing
  • If you are unable to make your scheduled appointment, please call 704-841-2107 to reschedule